Syracuse, NY native Dan Rose is a User Interface Designer at WSOL. His affinity for workflow and Photoshoppery led him to create Photoshop Etiquette, a guide to discernible web design. Dan serves as the Graphics section editor for Smashing Magazine, and is the pioneer of events such as Syracuse Sync and Create Upstate. On Twitter he's @dblizzy.
The decrease in Photoshop popularity amongst designers is well-documented. Most users won’t willingly admit they’ve continued to use it. The same could be said of how vinyl records fell out of favor with music lovers at the onset of the digital age. Yet records possessed enough redeeming qualities to not only survive, but thrive, even in the current day.
Will the once iconic Photoshop continue to live on or become an artifact of the past?
In this session, we’ll talk about the relationship between Photoshop and Responsive Web Design. What sense can we make out of the “Post-PSD Era” as it pertains to “deliverables"? We’ll cover some strategies for keeping Photoshop in the fold; not just for nostalgia’s sake, but because it can be a powerful, albeit unlikely, ally to designing in the browser.